Senior Facilities Manager (Global Media Giant)

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  • Job Reference: 1227
  • Job Title: Senior Facilities Manager (Global Media Giant)
  • Location: London
  • Basic Salary Range: Circa £70,000 + Package & Opportunity
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Posted 6 years ago
  • This position has been filled

Our client are a one of the world’s leading Media Organisation.


  • Ensure the efficient delivery of all services within the agreed scope by understanding the business objectives and challenges of the London offices and how this integrates within the EMEA portfolio
  • Establish and maintain a positive relationship with very demanding internal customers to ensure that high expectations are being met and global standards adhered to
  • Work closely with the EMEA Team in Dublin, to fully implement regional objectives across the London locations
  • Develop a strong working relationship with vendor service providers to ensure that all deliverables meet or exceed expectations
  • Manage the day-to-day building operations and act as the key point of contact for all facilities related escalations
  • Fully manage all contractual obligations including but not limited to lease agreements, service charges, rates, etc
  • Compile and manage the agreed budgets for London and provide narrative to explain any differences between budget and actual spend including project financials
  • Encourage and develop new ideas and initiatives with all suppliers with the objective of enhancing service levels and improving cost efficiency
  • Carry out regular inspections of the London real estate portfolio to ensure that the correct standards are being maintained
  • Ensure full compliance with relevant Health & Safety legislation to include document provision and review, emergency response planning and crisis management/business continuity, the appointment of Fire Marshalls and First Aiders and appropriate training/refresher courses
  • Manage the entire procurement process to global standards
  • Manage small serviced UK offices as required
  • Engage and manage local amenities programs and work with local project teams to ensure delivery of new builds, concepts, etc


  • 5+ years’ experience of working within a Senior Facilities Management environment with total responsibility for all Hard & Soft Services, SLA’s & KPI’s
  • A thorough understanding of M&E services and experience of working with BMS
  • Proven track record in strong people management is essential
  • Strong customer care ethos is a perquisite for this role
  • An understanding of commercial contracts and experience of managing agreed Service Levels within budget
  • Excellent people skills with the ability to communicate professionally at all levels within the business
  • The ability to manage a very busy workload efficiently and to prioritise key tasks
  • An excellent level of computer literacy
  • A positive “can do” attitude and a willingness to become totally involved with the business
  • Outstanding verbal and written skills is essential
  • Strong financial experience, planning, managing and controlling costs
  • Experience of working within a high pressure dynamic environment
  • Membership of CIBSE, IET, BIFM, CMI, IOSH or NEBOSH is desirable